Central Zone v East Zone, Duleep Trophy final, Indore

Central Zone pay for impatience

The East Zone attack was unspectacular and the pitch did not particularly help the bowlers, and yet the Central Zone batsmen were caught in the traps set for them

The boys who believed

Though they were defending champions, Rajasthan couldn't have started the season any worse. Not that it mattered, since the end was perfect, once again

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

TN v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chepauk

Consistent Rajasthan dominate stats

Rajasthan, who sealed their second consecutive Ranji Trophy title, led the way with both bat and ball this season

TN v Rajasthan, Ranji Trophy final, Chennai

Rajasthan's very own Captain Cool triumphs

Fastidious in his ways, yet instinctive on the pitch; 37 years old but still hard working, Hrishikesh Kanitkar's biggest asset is his ability to instill calm, and that is what has brought his team consecutive Ranji titles